Tongonan, Municipality of Kananga, Province of Leyte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceLeyte
MunicipalityKananga
Postal code6531
Population (2015)1,678
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Coordinates11.1332, 124.6127

Tongonan is a barangay in the municipality of Kananga, in the province of Leyte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,678. This represented 2.97% of the total population of Kananga.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Tongonan is 5 to 9, with 202 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 75 to 79, and 80 and over, with 15 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 147
1 to 4181
5 to 9202
10 to 14196
15 to 19178
20 to 24154
25 to 29127
30 to 34115
35 to 39101
40 to 4483
45 to 4974
50 to 5467
55 to 5949
60 to 6437
65 to 6919
70 to 7418
75 to 7915
80 and over15
Total1,678

Historical population

The population of Tongonan grew from 911 in 1990 to 1,678 in 2015, an increase of 767 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 9.06%, or an increase of 614 people, from the previous population of 1,064 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
911
9651.08%
1,2505.71%
1,227-0.26%
1,064-5.06%
1,6789.06%

Location

Tongonan is situated at approximately 11.1332, 124.6127, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 221.7 meters or 727.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Tongonan shares a common border with the following barangay(s):

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Notes

  1. Data on population is from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.